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The Politics Hour - December 4, 2015

D.C.’s Public Service Commission revisits a possible Exelon-Pepco merger. Local election officials in Prince William County debate the possibility of election fraud. And the trial of officers in the Freddie Gray case begins in Baltimore.

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Chicago Police Chief's Firing And Efforts To Boost Public Trust In Police

Chicago's mayor fires the city's police chief amid protests over the response to the police killing of a black teenager. Diane and guests give an update on efforts to boost public trust in police forces across the country.

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Shootings At A Planned Parenthood Clinic In Colorado

Police are working to determine possible motives behind the killing of three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic. Diane and guests discuss the latest on the investigation and the high-stakes political battle to shape societal views on terrorism, gun control and mental illness.

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Platform Crowding Puts Metro 'So Close To A Deadly Incident,' Says Complaint

The Federal Transit Administration is reviewing a rider complaint about dangerously overcrowded platforms on Metro — something that has happened more often with repeated track delays and train breakdowns.

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International Military Action In Syria

French President Hollande meets with President Obama in Washington to seek additional U.S. support in the fight against ISIS in Syria, and NATO holds an emergency meeting over the downed Russian fighter jet: An update on international military strategy in Syria.

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U.S. Transportation Secretary On Metro: Safety First, Expansion Later

Praising the hiring of Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said it was an "encouraging sign" on improving safety, which will have to be addressed before expansion fans are considered.

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Terror Strikes West Africa

Gunmen launched an attack in Mali's capital on Friday. We explore the conditions that continue to fuel extremism in West Africa and the challenges of combating them.

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The Politics Hour - November 20, 2015

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Gunmen seize hostages at a hotel in Mali. France and Belgium push new security measures following the Paris terrorist attacks. And Russia confirms a bomb brought down a civilian airliner over Egypt. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Kojo In Your Community: A Conversation About "Black Lives Matter"

The Kojo Nnamdi Show convened a community conversation in Prince George's County this week about the complicated relationships linking violence, law enforcement race and opportunity.

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